Piper Shores’ Greatest Asset – Its Residents!

Moving from a large home with spacious landscaping, leaving our friends behind, how would we adjust to the “closeness” of retirement community living?  Would we still have the space, which we had come to cherish?  That worry was readily relieved by the pleasant rhythm between “togetherness” and “aloneness”, the balance between community and privacy that is so… Read more »

5-Star Nursing Care at Holbrook Health Center

Holbrook Health Center at Piper Shores has received a high ranking of five stars overall in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 Best Nursing Homes. The rankings highlight top-rated homes in all 50 states and is based on a composite score from three distinct operational areas: health inspections, nurse staffing, and quality of care. “At Holbrook, we believe… Read more »

New Lifecare Contract Options Available

Piper Shores is pleased to announce a new lifecare contract option that will make Piper Shores even more affordable for select two-bedroom, one-bedroom and studio apartments. The traditional lifecare contract at Piper Shores includes the payment of an entrance fee for an apartment or cottage that is 90% refundable when a resident moves out and the unit… Read more »

Holbrook Health Center Receives Top Scores from Maine Nursing Home Licensing Agency for Second Year Running

Holbrook Health Center, the skilled nursing care component of Piper Shores lifecare retirement community, received a report of Zero Deficiencies for the second year in a row by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services as part of their annual inspection in May. The Centers for Medicare… Read more »

Piper Shores Becomes the First Retirement Community in Maine Recognized by CARF-CCAC; Receives Exemplary Marks for Delivering Person-Centered Care

Piper Shores, Maine’s first and only nonprofit lifecare retirement community, today announced they have become the first retirement community in Maine to be recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC) the nations’ only accrediting body for continuing care retirement communities. Piper Shores earned Exemplary status… Read more »

Piper Shores Earns Highest Quality Rating from First Ever Medicare & Medicaid Survey

Piper Shores, Maine’s first and only nonprofit lifecare retirement community, today announced that it received a 5-Star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which recently ranked more than 15,800 nursing homes throughout the United States. The ratings, from 1 to 5 Stars, were based on health inspection surveys, staffing information… Read more »